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Embarking on the journey of shaping your career at UMA is an exhilarating adventure, filled with tailored support and dynamic opportunities. Our career advising services are meticulously crafted to ignite your ambitions and guide you towards realizing your professional aspirations. Whether you’re pondering over the perfect major or delving into the myriad of career paths awaiting post-graduation, we’re here to provide unwavering assistance. Our resources span from interactive workshops/events to individual appointments and cutting-edge assessment tools, ensuring a personalized approach to your career development.
Moreover, we welcome employers to connect with our talented pool of students and alumni.

About Us


To help students and alumni make connections between their academic experience and career paths, and to prepare students for their immediate next destinations and lifelong professional pursuits.


Haley Brown, Student Services Coordinator, Augusta Campus (Randall Student Center, Room 137)
Haley enjoys meeting with students, alumni and community members for a variety of career-related needs. With over twelve years of experience working in academic and career advising, her goal is to help students and alumni engage with the world of work and understand how their experiences can translate into next steps. She received her master’s degree in counselor education from the University of Maine at Orono, as well as her bachelor’s degree in elementary education. In her spare time, Haley enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.

Jennifer Gamez, Coordinator of Internships & Experiential Learning (Randall Student Center, Room 228)
Jennifer is a Maine transplant from Texas. She earned both a Bachelors of Psychology & a Masters of Adult Learning and Teaching from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her 13-year career journey, rooted in student services, has been diverse working in advising, grant management, and workforce development. Jennifer finds working with students rewarding. Many students are breaking cycles by achieving academic and professional goals and that is always a win! Jennifer loves Maine’s climate and surrounding nature. Her hobby is nature photography and she is happy to call Maine home permanently.